Vertical Markets

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Understanding not just the technology, but how the technology is applied.

Banking & Financial Services

We have been delivering on FinTech roles to leading financial institutions for over 20 years. Over this time we have assisted LCH (Europe’s leading financial clearing house and a division of The London Stock Exchange Group) with over 150 fintech hires from Subject Matter Experts and Developers to IT Director level roles. We have also been a long standing fintech hiring partner to MUFG Banking Group (globally one of the top 10 banks) and have delivered over 120 fintech hires from Quants to DevOps professionals. Other clients in this space that we have provided IT recruitment support include hedge funds, commodity traders, insurance and pension providers, asset management firms and large wealth management organisations such as Abrdn and Quilter.

We have built up an excellent portfolio of candidates who specialise in delivering technology solutions across all asset classes. IT Banking recruitment is most definitely one of our key vertical markets and we have an experienced, dedicated team that service this sector.


We are privileged to be an approved IT recruitment partner to some of the UK’s best-loved household names. We see retail as a vibrant and exciting industry sector that constantly needs to evolve to maintain competitive edge. We also assist some smaller niche, growing retail brands get more from their IT systems by identifying quality IT professionals to develop systems to study buying patterns, streamline supply chains and improve web purchase experiences.

Education & Learning

Deerfoot works with a number of established clients in the education sector, supporting some of the country’s most well-known higher education institutions, colleges and schools. We are trusted by a number of Russel Group Universities, including the University of Oxford, to deliver on critical IT roles. We have also delivered for education solution providers such as RM plc and Smoothwall.

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We are the sole preferred IT recruitment partner to what is probably the UK's leading University for IT thought leadership.

IT Consultancies, Services and Outsourcing

Deerfoot has a proven history of supplying top-tier IT talent to a diverse range of Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Consultancies, and Outsourcing Companies. Our reputation extends to being a trusted partner for globally renowned consulting firms, entrusting us to source IT professionals capable of representing them at client sites. Beyond that, we play a crucial role for smaller MSPs and consultancies, supporting their ongoing expansion by providing the right talent to fuel business growth and effectively meet the evolving needs of their clientele.

 We work with a diverse range of SME’s, global organisations and public institutions.

Public Sector

With a robust track record, you can trust Deerfoot IT to deliver exceptionally qualified, rigorously vetted, and, if necessary, security-cleared IT professionals. Whether you need someone for a local or national public sector initiative, we can meet the distinctive talent requirements of a wide array of government-funded projects.

Charities & NPOs

We've supported some of the UK's leading Charities and Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) with their IT hires, including the RNLI, Guide Dogs for the Blind and Plan International. Deerfoot works hard to deliver true value by offering the most competitive fee terms possible. Did you know? Each month we offer a fee-free placement for a charity, NPO or social enterprise. Click here to find out more.


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